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is an open minded scholar. who embraces big ideas who's not encapsulated by silos or artificial boundaries. he's clarifies as he pursues nuance and complexity. don't be fooled by the fact that this book and after the cohen says from prehistoric times to the french revolution. professor fukuyama takes you through the state, counter, and government, and what's the origin. having one of those in place doesn't suppose that the others will have vibrant and alive institutions. he discusses failed and failing states, provides probing questions ab the -- about the united states as well. i love the fact that you defend the necessity of politics even as you take us through political anxiety and political decay and it makes us think about our own society here in the united states. i have not read the whole book yet. but i've already been made to think for me unreconstructed and open-minded liberal you helped me realize there's more than friedrich hayek that market absolutism. let us welcome francis fukuyama and -- [applause] [applause] >> let's also pay tribute to the good work of c-span which adds t
fourth of july weekend. we'll see you -- >> big mets-yankees series in new york tonight. >> i'm always rooting for the national league. you have to stick it to the big guys. congressman, thanks. >> thank you. >>> all right joining me now, chief congressional correspondent for the national journal. doesn't want to kick the can down the road. >> right. >> sounded like a guy who, if that's the deal that's cut and there's a temporary deal, right now, that's what smells like is coming. >> yes. >> he did say i will vote against that. what they say and don't say matters. he didn't say i will vote against them. it's going to have to be against the house leadership to agree to a short term resolution to this absent huge deal. >> eric cantor told me this week, there's a great column on this, a great column about eric cantor. if we look in five pots here, the white house, senate republicans, not democrats house democrats, all reluctantly support the short term deal. the one who wouldn't, house republicans. >> they don't want to vote twice. there's a number of the house majority that total 239 tha
had an attendant that would take a passenger's request and then operate the car. the big change was the emergence of a electric elevators. starting in 1880, the electric elevator allowed building dollars to go much higher. we evolved from steam hydraulic elevators to the electric elevators that are not that much different from what we are going to see now at the top of the tower. this is the steam room on the top of the state st. francis. -- on top of the state francis. the equipment you see painted green, that is all the original equipment from 1972. we are just now in the middle of modernizing this equipment. >> why modernize? doesn't the equipment works fine? >> it does, it is of analog and intensive, and there are some additional controls. let me introduce the foreman to you. this is vince. he can do a better job explaining the project details. >> what is happening here, what are you doing? >> we are doing a major modernization. we are tearing out the old system, logic controls, and generator controls, and we will be going over to solid state. this is not your standard selec
. >>> it will be a big day in the casey anthony murder trial. closing arguments in that murder trial is just a few hours away. court is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. eastern time. casey anthony, as you know, accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee yesterday. there was a vigil for caylee near the spot where her body was found. the case expected to go to the jury after closing arguments. this all began in late may. casey anthony facing seven charges, including capital murder. that means she could face the death penalty if she's found guilty. the defense and prosecution both wrapped up their cases last week. casey anthony decided not to testify in her own defense. more on that throughout the morning. >>> also, a jailhouse phone call is raising more questions about the accuser in the dominique strauss-kahn sexual assault case. the former chief of the international monetary fund was released from house arrest on friday. mr. strauss-kahn is accused of sexually assaulting a hotel maid and last week prosecutors said the accuser's story raised credibility questions. cnn national correspondent susan
about the big burg ever. >> 2500 quarter pounder's worth. that's a big burger. it's going to weigh-in at over 700 pounds. they had to make a special contraption to flip it. >> how do theyno k ifwey it's done? >> he could go on all day. parts of the country sizzle as the battle rages to contain a monster wildfire. >>> blown away. a terrifying moment caught on tape, and tonight, the remarkable outcome. >>> and the princess bride. on her big day in monaco, following in the footsteps of the legendary grace kelly. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we've learned more today about why the legal case against the former head of the international monetary fund, dominique strauss-kahn, may be falling apart. strauss-kahn was released from house arrest yesterday after prosecutors raised serious questions about the hotel maid who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a new york city hotel suite. nbc's ron allen is in lower manhattan tonight. >> reporter: good evening, kate. strauss-kahn still faces some serious charges of sexual assault, but it's almost as if his
"moles." it's like a big drill, and it just cuts right through the ground. so there's no more dynamite. and it's still a rough job, but it's gotten to a point where it's a lot safer. in the '70s, we lost a man a mile basically. here, maybe we've had two or three deaths in the last 20 years, which is too much anyway, but it's cut down a lot. hurwitz: city tunnel number 3 will be an opportunity to take city tunnel 1 out of operation and rehabilitate it. city tunnel number 1 had one valve to shut off the whole tunnel. city tunnel 2 had two parallel valves. city tunnel 3 has 32, so there's much more redundancy. lloyd: we're targeting a completion date of 2012 for tunnel 3. and we already are starting to prepare to take tunnel 1 offline. narrator: the construction of tunnel 3 is vital for maintaining the sustainability of new york's drinking water infrastructure. but the pipeline is useless if there's not a reliable supply of clean water within it. hurwitz: the city bought up land around the reservoirs to prevent it from development. it provides assistance to local residents to see that the
. that's well to the north. so we have this big area of high pressure in place. that's acting like a heat pump. so looking at high temperatures today, in the 90s for denver. 96 degree. triple digits in phoenix as well as dallas. looks like the heat wave will remain with us for several days to come. so for the fourth of july, yeah, it's going to be hot and the firecrackers. 80s and low 90s across a good chunk of the nation. more of your forecast coming up. >>> and the weather is a major factor in the battle against the devastating wildfires in new mexico including the one threatening the los alamos nuclear lab. >> reporter: as firefighters try to keep the flames at bay with control burn, the runaway fire continues to consume trees and brush in the rugged mountains above the town of los alamos. the fire has now blackened more than 113,000 acres but it's moving away from town and the nuclear laboratory. good news according to the fire chief, but not enough. >> kind of between a rock and hard place, because we're trying to repopulate but we don't want to put people in danger. >> reporter: los
thrown out. this week the big story is about her parent. they're being tried in italy for slander. what triggered the case against them? we're going to tell you that coming up. >>> and then on a much lighter note, getting closer to their american vacation, prince william and princess catherine are dazzling the crowds up in canada this week. >> in a few days they'll be in los angeles for a star-studded beverly hills gala. we'll go to montreal for the latest in i think her first trip to north america ever. >> she's probably like, i had no idea they were so big here. crazy. >>> we're going to begin with the new princess of monaco. 55 years after grace kelly's fairy tale marriage, her son ties the knot with a striking beaut fri from south africa. we have more on the celebration. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: hi, jenna. in case you haven't noticed, there's a little money here and as soon as the wedding started, you thought, okay, this is how monaco does it. it's the first big royal wedding since princess more than 50 years ago. even on the wedding day, there was so much scrutiny of th
, the policeman gets to his feet right there. that big protective suit did its job. he had only minor injuries. police say the bomb in the car was detonated by someone who was probably near the scene watching that. >>> now to the philippines where a political argument got physical very physical, right in front of television cameras. take a look. >> that furious fighting woman is the mayor. the target of her anger is the court sheriff. she lashed out after he reportedly ignored her order to postpone the demolition of a shanty town until she arrived. she has since apologized and the incident is now under investigation. >>> on to london now, a new wimbledon men's champ celebrating on center court with that one right there. novak joke o vick beating rafael nadal. he came into the tournament as the second seed. he almost liked surprised there. he lost just one match all year long. >>> on to canada now, it's day four of prince william and his wife katherine's first official visit as a married couple. the royals attended a prayer service with the crew of a canadian ship, some anti- monarchy protester
're going to run around and make big -- >> would that question would have been asked of ron paul or any other man who might have been seen as a bit out of the mainstre mainstream? >> not using the "f" word, the flake word. if that's the extent of the case against michele bachmann, not only will it not hinder her from getting the republican nomination, if all liberals can say next year when she's a nominee that she makes over the top statements she'll be president. >> did chris wallace feel pressure to apologize? he actually called her personally. >> yes. >> the conservative audience on fox news would not like that confrontation. >> if they had to choose between chris wallace and her, they're doing with her. commentators accused of being sexist are going to need to choose their language particularly. the flake word is something in particular that people use with women more vastly than men. >> you have put the media on notice. thanks very much for joining us. >>> when we come back, the rape case against dominique strauss-kahn suddenly unravels as serious questions surf pass about the accu
for a solution that would require both big cuts in spending and more revenue. >> so the bottom line is this -- any agreement to reduce our deficit is going to require tough decisions and balanced solutions. the president urged congress to reach a deal now. >> if the united states government, for the first time, cannot pay its bills, if it defaults, then the consequences for the u.s. economy will be significant and unpredictable. and that is not a good thing. >> we have a special report coming up later on the moral arguments in washington's intense debate over debt, spending and taxes. >>> in new york, there were celebrations after that state legalized gay marriage. some religious groups, however, continued to voice their objection to the law. new york's catholic bishops said the law will undermine marriage and family. in a separate statement, the bishop of brooklyn warned catholic schools against bestowing any distinctions and honors on the governor or on legislators who voted for the law. >>> in other news, palestinian leaders formally announced their decision to seek united nation
ceiling. even one of the world's largest bond investigators, mohamed arien, he's been a big proponent of debt reduction plans. he says when it comes to kicking the can down the road, kick the down the road a little bit. this is serious. >> harvard professor ken rogoff is a former chief economist for the international monetary fund. ken, listen to this with me. republican senator kay bailey hutchison said we're about to find out how serious the obama administration is about reducing spending. listen to what she said. >> you do the things that are essential. this is where the administration is going to be tested. if they won't make an agreement that will have spending reforms, if they start doing the chicken little thing by not paying social security recipients or people in our military or interest on our debt and instead choose to cut the things that will hurt the most but not the things that they could cut responsibly, that's going to be the test that they're not serious. >> ken, she's talking about a test. is this a logical test? if you strongly believe that spending needs to be cut
it would have made a big difference in my household. frankly, i don't think 10% is a bad number. i think you get the number too high, and you end up putting too much of your grade on filling out forms at home where you might or might not have gotten help with it. as opposed to measuring what you have actually learned or what your participation level is. so, i -- i'm not convinced that grading homework really should be a huge part of your grade. >> but do you think homework is part of learning for students. >> sure. >> it seems like there's an hour in the classroom and there should be a couple of hours after the classroom as well. >> then you run into problems where kids in middle school have six or seven different teachers, and if each teacher gives a half hour of homework, at night, you have got kids with three-and-a-half hours of homework after they get home from school and do their chores. which really is unreasonable. you have eliminated childhood at that point. >> there is no one-size-fits-all formula. as one of the arguments that has been brought up in favor of this policy, there a
-the-air alert today meaning the air management district is expecting unhealthy conditions. if you have big 4th of july plans, get prepared for the heat. here's lisa with what you can expect. >> hi, carolyn. this is the place to be today. very little fog. a weak sea breeze and warming up today for everyone. high temperatures in santa rosa today, upper 90s. 94 in napa, 80 in san francisco. a far cry from where the records will be. so we won't shatter any records today but anywhere from five to seven degrees warmer than yesterday. that's why we have a spare the air quality today for poor air quality here in the east bay and also the santa clara valley. we are already in the 60s and 70s. a warmer start to the day. as much as 2 to 6 degrees warmer out there. we aren't talking about the marine error the sea breeze today. just a very weak one at our coast. even 70s there. we will talk about a minor cool down for the 4th for some areas. and how long the heat will last coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you, lisa. other news this morning, san jose police are investigating a shooting on the 1300 block
with big business. they break stories on big business is being corrupt. then you have the right of center papers that are obsessed with big corporations -- i mean, with big government. there. it is cool parity i am not for the outing -- the suppression of the adding of corrupt republicans. there is a huge difference. i am totally for all of these republican screwballs to get into trouble getting fired or quit saying today that they get caught, not stretching out for three ludicrous unbelievably weeks. thank you very much, congressman weiner. thank you. i loved every second of it, congressman weiner. especially the hack part. i am the hacker. so we are fighting back. we are entering a phase where objective and neutral journalism is now laughable thing of the fast. it does not exist. i met the people that trotter pretzel themselves into being totally neutral. no one is neutral in the entire world. you have used the cudgel of false neutrality as a means to push the american narrative to the left for the last 40 years. to hell with it. i am sorry that i am being honest and i believe in freedo
're not producing that much more as far as gdp output. so the big issue going forward facing the united states is not only that we're similar in terms of our numbers but the bigger issue is we're interconnected. united states is a much bigger player on the world stage than greece. >> mitchell: in the middle of this kay chaos how do you explain it. >> putting these issues on the back burner and inon said it focused on manufacturing, a huge driver of growth and this week we got some strong data on it. >> mitchell: rebecca jarvis. thanks very much. it's rough being a teenager looking for a job. the numbers show 24% of 16-19 year olds are unemployed. their main competition, older workers who at these times are after the same jobs. we take a look at what's happening to all those teens who want to find work. >> reporter: 17 year old alex rodriguez thrives on competition. but not the type he's seeing in the job market. >> it applies to every store. i've called them, i've had my mom call them. i've had my teachers here have been helping me. >> reporter: does it get disheartening to keep searching.
, you know, her not testifying to all of the things that was promised is big, and the jury is going to want to know why. >> jane velez-mitchell, you have been there covering the trial since the beginning and watching for the last couple of weeks up close and personal. >> well, they can get in something based on a reasonable inference, so i believe that is going to be a source of contention. i believe you will hear a lot of objection from the prosecution tomorrow, because jose baez has a track record of trying to sneak things in with inference, and asking questions that he knows are going to be objected to, and that objection is going to be sustained, and he doesn't care. he does it anyway. but the rules are, again, that you cannot discuss facts not in evidence, so jose baez should not be able to say, little caylee drowned accidentally in the pool, as he did in opening statements, but he might be able to say, we saw evidence that little caylee was capable of getting into that pool herself and cindy testified that she believes that the pool ladder was left in a position that would hav
, and it does not get any stronger than fdr. were big business interests attacking fdr at the time? you better believe it. they plotted a coup against him. he said i welcome their hatred, but i am coming. he came and did a new deal for this country and the middle- class. we created a middle-class between 1947 and 1977, the income of the bottom fifth group at a higher rate than the top fifth. that seems unimaginable now. look what happened. when you care about the middle- class, and democrats cared about the middle class, they fought for the middle class. fdr did that, and even up to the 1970's, liberals were so strong, they got richard nixon to pass that dpj, to start the epa. can you imagine? you had ralph nader running roughshod in the 1970's. seat belts, osha, the list goes on and on. of all the regulations we did to help real america, why did it change? people say ronald reagan. it was before reagan. supreme court -- two supreme court decisions made all the difference. political speech was a first amendment right. the disaster began there. in 1978, first national bank of boston said that c
in different angles and positions that get a big wow. the finale is always the biggest wow! >> reporter: jeff thomas has been planning fireworks shows for 35 years and he can promise it's never the same show twice. >> use these different products every time, so they're not always seeing the same thing. the audience let's us know with their cheers and screams. >> this is just one of more than 50 shows this company will produce over the 4th of july weekend around the bay area. they know people appreciate what they do. >> it's wonderful. to see the smile on the kids faces is amazing. that's why a lot of these people do it. >> there's still time to get here before the end of the game. the cheapest ticket just $9. kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> speaking of the 4th if you're downing hot dogs like it's your job this weekend. consider yourself in good company. joey chestnut will try once again to defend his title in new york. every july 4th, competitors eat as many dogs as they can in ten minutes. this year, there's something new. separate categories for men and women. 27-year-old chestnut set t
big blind spots in the prosecution's case that their trying to exploit here and letting the jury know if you have reasonable doubt you have to find her innocent. >> david, we get a sense, as you said, the jury is starting to fidget what about the judge? he said, listen, i've had enough of this. what about him? looking at him personally and close up. tell us about that. >> we have heard him say more than once enough is enough. he's proved to be very stern with his warnings. he's also been in the moment. he was in the moment this time calling a very abrupt end to the proceedings when one person got angry and called the other laughing guy. he admonished both of them. he makes it clear he is in charge in there. he's very concerned about what the jury sees and hears because the last thing he wants in this case, particularly at this late hour, is something that would cause a mistrial. >> what about casey? >> casey anthony herself has been emotional many times today. one time when the defense was talking about what a good mother she was. she got very emotional then. she got emotional at time
from cuba into key west was also a big part of the scene then. cuba itself was locked in revolution. there was a rit-wing military dictator in power. there was a growing communist revolt against him, so a lot of revolutionary activity, gun-running, very exciting time to be here in key west. so, he loved the fishing, he loved hispanic culture, he loved the real people here and kind of hard-boiled life that they led. dealing with these two cultures and the transitional period. >> in each one of these programs, we are focusing in on a particular work of the writer. in this one, we are dealing with ernest hemmingway's classic book "the sun also rises" and the modern library list of books at the end of the 20th century, this was number 45 of the most influential novels of the century. for him, which book was it? >> for hemmingway, it was his first novel. his very first book was a collection of short stories called "in our time" which absolutely was a ground-breaking book. one of the things we all need to remember about hemmingway is that in a sense he created american literary modernism
is still doing this? >> guest: this is the big shift. one engineer told me they collect 57 different variables about people who even if you're not locked in if you take a new laptop and put it on the desk right here you can tell what kind of laptop is it, what kind of software, the size of the font on the laptop where is it located and how long are you lingering before you click on the link. in all these things can be used to make guesses of what kind of person you are, there's big font and small font people, and all of this then allows you to make these guesses. this may not be a very good portrait of you don't need that much in order to be able to do this with an increase in optimization and talk to the folks at hunch, they got in personalization site and they say actually you need very little data in order to start to have a lot of predictive power five data points, five particular data points you can then get any other data point within acres it accuracy if. >> host: what would they need to know about me to make these predictions? >> guest: . >> i can remember about four of them,
day with dangerous heating. i'll be back with a full look. >> also ahead big changes coming to the oakland zoo to make it more of a wild animal park. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> oakland zoo is about to undergo a major renovation. when the would is completed in a few years, it will be the biggest animal park in northern california. >> the oakland zoo it's on the 45 acres in the on east bay hills overlooking the san francisco bay. city council has now approved a plan to more than double its size to more than a hundred acres. >> allow us to have two parts to the zoo, the the other is more of wild animal park. >> the focus will object native animals and plants in an area that will be called the california trail. >> so we wanted to show that the bears are s a california native. jaguar is a california native. >> animals that used to call this space home but were pushed out by humans like the grizzly bear. >> the animals coming down wood lands being here, it was one of prime areas in the state of california. >> these new animal exhibits will only
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was "the" way to cross the atlantic in style. big name celebrities were almost always on board. and the ship playing a starring role in the 1962 disney film bon voyage starring fred mcmurray and jane wyman. >> when you step aboard this luxurious liner anxieties disappear. you will live five lovely lazy care free days aboard. >> osgood: but even with all her speed the s.s.united states was no match for the jetliners that began taking the lion's share of transatlantic passengers as the '60s wore on. in november of 1969 after exactly 400 voyages, the s.s.united states was taken out of service. ♪ she once was the pride of america ♪ >> osgood: today on the eve of the fourth the former pride of the american passenger fleet sits as a fated relic at a philadelphia pier not far from independence hall. where its current owner the s.s.united states conservancy searches for a way to restore the renown vessel to its former glory. coming up, the mobster they called scarface. al capone. ,,,,,, has the average guy on the street ever lifted a gravy stain from an otherwise pristine wall-to-w
-- drudge report to." -- report." he reports on the big spending and hypocrisy of the left. one of his essays that gave me and my friends a weekend of celebrating was the perfectly executed release of the acorn videos. [applause] and in fact, andrew breitbart is so skilled at allowing the left that a leftist organization called media matters for america -- another boo? called "new yorker" magazine. the guy said this as if he was making a horrible accusation against andrew. he said, "andrew brietbart in gauges in daily twitter warfare against the left." [applause] to which andrew was like, "i sure do." and his following soared on twitter. at that point, media matters' was even angrier. they launched the brietbart blogging parody contest. you can imagine how much that added to his twitter following again. i do not know what andrew is going to talk about. but i think we are all in for a fun time. thank you. [applause] ["friday," rebecca black] >> that is right. and thank you. thank you. who wants to see the photo? who wants to see the codex -- p hoto? what a large, large, large room. oh m
. >>> return to the casey anthony murder trial. now a big day forward, because we're just about an hour before the start of court this morning, and yes, they are in court this morning on a sunday, and they are getting ready for closing arguments. what you are seeing here, a vigil that was set up to remember caylee. animals and flowers set up across the street from where the girl was found. >> makes it more real than what you see on television. >> i followed the trial since they found the baby and everything that happened, and it's heart wrenching, and i cannot believe somebody could be so cruel. >> closing arguments are set for just about an hour, and the jury has been saw questered this entire hour. they have been trying to get this thing moving and over with quite frankly. and casey is facing seven charges, including capital murder. >>> we want to update you on a story we first told you about yesterday. an american captain is under arrest. the captain is supposed to be in court tuesday. it's meant to challenge the naval block aid of the palestinian territory. >>> we now have ten republican c
is absolutely going to turn off some jurors with that conduct. >> so that's a big no-no. how influential would that be? >> he was certainly in the heat of the moment, fred. a crescendo in his summation. he turns around, and there is ashton smiling again. so he was inappropriate. the judge halted the proceedings. it hurt baez a little bit. but i really believe, avery, i believe some of those jurors will really be emboldened by that. they will like baez for his tenacity. he is fighting for his client with whatever he has. and he is bringing everything he has here. >> avery, you agree with that? >> well, you know what? i hate to do it, i do. i mean i think that jeff ashton did a tremendous job at the beginning in closing argument. david mattingly talked about the breakup. but what happened back there is judge perry admonished both lawyers, both jeff ashton and jose baez with a fairly serious sanction here. and i think those sort of ant s antics, smiling and gesturing and shaking your heads, generally don't do those sort of things. look. what jose baez did in referring to ashton as laughing boy o
three or four mosques, and they're building more. and they're building a big community center. we have an islamic school. i see here people from many different backgrounds, many different religions. this country will accept you, no matter where you're from. >> respond i do. >> i do. >> did you say you're from jordan? >> yes. amman. >> congratulations. >> what are you going to do with your newfound citizenship? >> first i'm going to get a passport, an american passport. >> where are you going to go? >> where am i going to go? i want to go to alaska. can you believe it? i can't go to alaska on a cruise unless i have an american citizenship. ♪ god bless america, land that i love ♪ ♪ stand beside her and guide her through the night with the light from above ♪ ♪ from the mountains >> my name is isaac rubensteen. i was born to a jewish family. >> i'm from somalia. >> my name is gabby sheldon and i'm from panama. >> hello, i'm i am from hungary. i'm very grate to feel the country. thank you very much. god bless america. [ applause ] >> my husband and i, we fled the communist country
% to 9%, a change that caused a lot of commotion in annapolis, but at this point, not a big stir at places like this popular pub. >> most people do not understand. they think it is a price increase. overall, we have the same clientele. it is maybe one quarter more now. bam of the new tax is expected to generate more than $85 million-- >> the new tax is expected to generate more than $85 million. those who fought for the tax increase think there will be other benefits as well. >> this will save lives and reduce underage drinking, reduce alcohol abuse, and save us all from the horrors of alcohol dependents and injury. -- dependence and injury. >> patrons were not complaining about the price change yet. >> i do not think it will change anything about the way people will drink. i guess the government will make a profit. >> it is going for the good of society. that is fine. >> w palm t b 11 news -- wbal-tv 11 news. >> the tax affects a beer, wine, and spirit -- affects beer, wine, and spirit. >> another republican has thrown his hat into the already crowded ring for president. thad mc
, they are plagued by a crisis of confidence. they're concerned with the really big question that dominated all of american politics. how do you regrouped project america when the government is running out of money and the people are no longer prepared to pay more in taxes? this man looks like your typical computer science professor. he could really do with a new bicycle. he can certainly afford it. in a light 90's, he had two students, an enterprising duo that promised him a share in their new business if he gave him their advice. how much are you actually were? >> i don't like to answer that question. -- how much are you actually worth? >> more than a billion? >> that would not be completely inaccurate, let me put it that way. >> and billionaire professor who carries his own chipped tea mug. he is probably the richest academic in the world. he worries that in obama's america, wealth has become a dirty word. >> we should be empowering these people. we should be encouraging the next generation but i think there is almost a hostile attitude towards the people that have been successful in this co
this from the beginning. it's an intriguing day. >> this is, it's a big day. >> dave: let's start with the defense. what can they do? is there anything they can stress that would perhaps save her life? is there any chance of a not guilty verdict in your opinion? >> i don't think there's any chance of a not guilty. i think the best they can do is to save her life. the defense made outrageous claims in opening, but went the other way with their defense and helped the prosecution and sputtered to the close and the rebuttal is the final knockout punch. >> clayton: is there enough for the death penalty? that seems to be the question. because premeditation is ultimately the linchpin and maybe that's taken off the table. >> i don't think so. although it isn't a sure fire went for the first degree. what happened here, i think, what you're going to have is that if jeff ashton, if he puts this together in the right way for the jury and really kind of shows them what they can disregard and why, i think they still have a great chance because the biggest thing for the first degree murder conve
on fireworks for big shows, in places like arizona, alabama, florida and texas, where nearly every county has said no to fireworks. >> i love fireworks. so, it's kind of like -- i don't know. it ruined my july 4th. >> reporter: no fireworks in austin. so, the big, similar phonic concert has been canceled. >> it's disappointing for people here. >> reporter: disappointing for the people who make and sell fireworks. >> this has to be one of the most devastating for the country. and also for the firework city as a whole. >> reporter: amarillo, texas, has come up with a solution for no fireworks. it's contracted for a laser show. but the show will go on in washington. more than 500,000 people gathering for 1 of the biggest spectacles in the country. all kicked off with a parade, that's been organized for the last 17 years by pat wilberton. what do you take away? every year you put this parade together, what does it mean to you? >> every year, we sing "god bless america," and i get chills. and the little children wave their flags. it's america. >> reporter: this is one of the biggest shows in the c
in the big picture. when you start going to one extreme or the other, you're not going to get anything done. everybody's egos are going to get hurt constantly. so, you know, there are so many different ways that they look at things. for instance, holistically, people that have been paying into social security have basically been paying with ious and stuff like that for a very long time. they are saying everybody has to be on the table. we have been on the table for the longest of time, giving i'll use. they actually said, ok. it is like looking at soldiers in iraq and saying, well, you have to put yourself on the table. that is the way to look at some of these things. i think that, if we get more congressmen -- it is difficult when they are being paid by big business and stuff. they say extreme things so that they know big brother is noticing that they are putting their plugs in for them. winning campaign financing to keep the map the point -- we need campaign financing to keep them at the point where they can look at things holistically. host: thank you for weighing in. we will talk about
-- there are loopholes they need to close. but charles' point is white. these are tiny, tiny little drops in a big ocean. there inot enough in corporate jets or even the hedge fund guys, although i would like to. they have to raise revenues, i hate to say it, on the middle class. this is the point that gets lost on this. everybody is in this boat. there is no way out of it unless every single american does something. >> raise revenues on the shrinking middle class, mark. >> everybody is in it, and evan is right -- evan addressed the possibility of default. when that happens, the federal government of the united states, which bars or 40 cents of every dollar we spend every single day, is faced with the option -- do you pay a sergeant in combat in kandahar, a grandmother with a 1-bedroom apartment in social security check, or to meet the obligations of bankers who are holding their debt in beijing and beverly hills? the answer is simple. the prior claim is on the second group. the reality is we are talking about -- the president is proposing increasing taxes, revenues, by 1% over the next 10 years. $400 b
the roosevelt home. but inside a big sixitin shouldered man sat by the fire and roosevelts pencil glided across the pad of, i paper because i am certain my fellow americans expect that of their presidency, i will address them with a candor and decision of which the president situation in polls. the fire crackled, the largeith hand with its thick fingers move rapidly across themove paper. the people of the united states wants vigorous action and they have made me thet instrument of temporary humble instrument of their wishes. scratched out than realized there is no time for ability and during the next two days, a frightening reports continue to reach hyde park. peace by piece of the nation's credit structure was becoming paralyzed. crisis was in the air. it was a strange numbing crisis, mistaking suddenly in the western city than in the south. it was worse than the invading army.rywh it was every mariane to know where and endless in the minds of men and it was the year but at hyde park, the next president was serene and cheerful.sid march 1st, the president elect left hyde park from new york and
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